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Microsoft Xbox One (UPDATE): 26 Countries to Receive Game Console By September

Mar 18, 2014 04:14 PM EDT | By Justin Stock
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People in 26 more countries can purchase Microsoft's Xbox One game console when it arrives on or before September in its latest attempt to keep strides with competitor Sony Zeenews India reported.

"On the heels of the most successful Xbox launch in history, we continue to be blown away by the support and engagement of our fans," Yusuf Mehdi of Microsoft said in a blog post according to Zeenews.

"Now it's time to ensure even more fans around the world can enjoy Xbox One. So today we're proud to share that it will be available in 26 additional markets in September this year."

Xbox One will soon be in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland,. Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates Zeenews reported.

The Xbox One has an improved kinect sensor, which enables players to operate the device just by talking. Individuals can also connect the console to their satellite television equipment in order to watch TV, and flip back and forth between gaming, and viewing shows USA Today reported. The Xbox 360 can also do the same.

Sony's PlayStation 4 game console has eight x86 CPU-codes titled Jaguar, and is manufactured from Advanced Micro Devices according to Network World. It also comes equipped with upgraded graphics co-processors capable of handling 1.84 teraflops of performance according to information from Tech Hive.

The machine has 500 gigabyte hard drive that can play blu-ray DVDs. There are also eight gigabytes of GDDR5 memory or quick network speed random access memory found in graphics cards. Game makers put 176 gigabytes of network speed a second on the machine since they wanted the computer to run faster.

Sony's previous game console models are the PSone, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation 3 in various sizes. There is also the Playstation Vita, which users can hold by hand.

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